Surrealism – The Unleashing Of The Unconscious

  • Trying to recreate dream state
  • Doesn’t think too much
  • Uses different textures
  • Delves into the unconscious
  • 1924 – 1960’s
  • Rose from ashes of Dada
  • Psycoanalysis practised in hospitals
  • Channel unconscious to unlock imaginations
  • Began in literature and poetry
  • Manifesto = Andre Breton

Main Artists

  • Max Ernst
  • Joan Mio
  • Andre Mason
  • Dali
  • Rene Magritte

 

Freud thinks unconscious is broken into:

  • Id
  • Ego
  • Superego 
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